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The Great War and other songs

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 03 August 2014

In the eve of the centenary of the First World War, folk songs in commemoration.

Music Played

23 items
  • Image for Show of Hands

    Show of Hands Goodbyee/If You Were the Only Girl/The Lovely Nymph

    Centenary Words and Music of the Great War, Mighty Village Records, MVR 2014

  • Image for Richard Thompson

    Richard Thompson and Christine Collister The Band Played On

    The Beautiful Old Turn-Of-The-Century Songs, Doubloon Records, DR-104

  • Image for Bob Fox

    Bob Fox And the Year Turns Round Again

  • Image for David Davis

    David Davis Now you've got your Khaki on

  • Image for Decameron

    Decameron Parade

    Say hello to the Band, Decrecs, DEC 730704

  • Image for Show of Hands

    Show of Hands The Lads in their Hundreds

    Centenary Words and Music of the Great War, Mighty Village Records, MVR 2014

  • Image for Heidi Talbot

    Heidi Talbot and John McCusker Love's Old Sweet Song

    The Beautiful Old Turn-Of-The-Century Songs, Doubloon Records, DR-104

  • Image for Tim Hart

    Tim Hart and Maddy Prior Dancing at Whitsun

    Summer Solstice, Castle Music, CMDDD 809

  • Pensioned

    A Poem by Alison Brackenbury

  • Image for Coope, Boyes & Simpson

    Coope, Boyes & Simpson Down in the Dugout Floor

    Private Peaceful, No Masters, NMCD 24

  • Image for Firebrand

    Firebrand Will You Go to Flanders

    Lost Lady Found, Kites Nest, CDF095

  • Image for David Davis

    David Davis I've Got a Bit of a Blighty One

  • Image for Anna Shannon

    Anna Shannon Out of the Gold

  • My Mother Said

    A poem by Alison Brackenbury

  • Image for June Tabor

    June Tabor The Writing of Tipperary

    A Quiet Eye, Topic Records TSCD510, TSCD510

  • Image for Coope, Boyes & Simpson

    Coope, Boyes & Simpson Only Remembered

    Private Peaceful, No Masters, NMCD 24

  • Image for Simone Stevens

    Simone Stevens Let Me Call You Sweetheart

    The Beautiful Old Turn-Of-The-Century Songs, Doubloon Records, DR-104

  • Image for Show of Hands

    Show of Hands Coming Home

    Centenary Words and Music of the Great War, Mighty Village Records, MVR 2014

  • Image for June Tabor

    June Tabor The Nurse/Long, Long Trail a-Winding/The Reaper

    Always, Topic, TSFCD4003

  • Told

    A poem by Alison Brackenbury

  • Image for Artisan

    Artisan Christmas Eve 1914

    Paper Angels, Bedspring Music, BOING 9806 CD

  • Image for Linda Simpson

    Linda Simpson Emerald Green

    (Promo CD)

  • Image for Morga

    Morga Johnny's So Long at the Fair

    fRoots 50, fRoots, FROOTD 050

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